Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
KF Barrington 1959-1967 14 21 3 1355 172 75.27 3 9 0
MP Vaughan 2001-2007 9 16 2 1016 197 72.57 4 3 1
MC Cowdrey 1959-1964 8 11 2 653 160 72.55 3 2 0
IT Botham 1979-1982 14 17 0 1201 208 70.64 5 5 1
JE Root 2012-2016 11 19 3 1102 154* 68.87 3 8 0
RA Smith 1990-1993 6 12 4 507 121* 63.37 2 4 0
KP Pietersen 2006-2012 16 28 1 1581 202* 58.55 6 6 1
L Hutton 1946-1952 7 11 2 522 150 58.00 2 2 0
MA Atherton 1990-1996 7 13 1 689 160 57.41 2 4 1
G Boycott 1967-1982 13 22 3 1084 246* 57.05 4 2 0
GA Gooch 1979-1993 19 33 2 1725 333 55.64 5 8 1
AW Greig 1972-1977 13 18 2 883 148 55.18 3 5 0
MW Gatting 1981-1993 16 27 6 1155 207 55.00 3 3 3
N Hussain 1996-2002 10 16 1 824 155 54.93 4 2 0
RT Robinson 1984-1986 6 11 2 490 160 54.44 1 2 0
TW Graveney 1951-1967 11 18 3 805 175 53.66 2 3 0
AJ Watkins 1951-1952 8 11 1 502 137* 50.20 1 3 1
AN Cook 2006-2016 25 45 3 2104 294 50.09 6 8 0
MH Denness 1972-1974 8 12 1 546 118 49.63 2 1 0
ER Dexter 1959-1962 7 12 2 467 126* 46.70 1 3 1
PD Collingwood 2006-2008 8 15 2 597 134* 45.92 2 2 1
DI Gower 1979-1990 24 37 6 1391 200* 44.87 2 6 3
AJ Strauss 2006-2011 12 22 1 929 128 44.23 3 3 1
AJ Lamb 1982-1990 13 22 2 877 139 43.85 3 4 0
IR Bell 2006-2014 20 35 3 1343 235 41.96 4 4 3
DL Amiss 1967-1977 14 24 1 965 188 41.95 2 4 2
AJ Stewart 1993-2002 9 15 1 569 87 40.64 0 5 2
CJ Tavare 1981-1982 9 14 1 527 149 40.53 1 3 1
JM Bairstow 2012-2016 6 10 1 361 89 40.11 0 3 0
MJK Smith 1959-1964 11 18 2 639 100 39.93 1 4 3
KWR Fletcher 1971-1982 19 29 7 874 123* 39.72 2 7 2
PBH May 1952-1959 7 10 1 356 106 39.55 1 2 0
MA Butcher 2001-2002 7 12 1 427 92 38.81 0 4 0
MJ Prior 2007-2014 15 23 4 730 103* 38.42 1 5 1
JH Edrich 1964-1974 10 14 1 494 100* 38.00 1 3 2
IJL Trott 2011-2012 6 11 0 392 143 35.63 1 2 2
RT Spooner 1951-1952 5 10 1 319 92 35.44 0 3 1
GA Hick 1993-1996 6 10 0 350 178 35.00 1 1 1
MM Ali 2014-2016 10 15 0 505 146 33.66 2 1 1
R Illingworth 1959-1971 8 12 2 321 107 32.10 1 1 0
APE Knott 1971-1977 16 23 1 685 90 31.13 0 5 1
BR Knight 1961-1964 9 11 1 301 127 30.10 1 0 0
DW Randall 1977-1982 10 13 0 390 126 30.00 1 2 3
BA Stokes 2014-2016 7 13 1 345 128 28.75 1 1 3
CC Lewis 1990-1996 8 11 1 287 117 28.70 1 0 2
A Flintoff 2001-2008 11 18 0 473 70 26.27 0 6 4
PH Edmonds 1979-1986 14 17 2 388 64 25.86 0 1 0
SCJ Broad 2008-2016 15 18 3 369 74* 24.60 0 2 1
JM Brearley 1976-1980 10 14 0 316 91 22.57 0 2 0
GP Swann 2008-2012 10 11 2 164 56 18.22 0 1 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years

Minimum of 10 innings

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
India v England at Chennai, 5th Test, Dec 16-20, 2016 [Test # 2241]
India v England at Mumbai, 4th Test, Dec 8-12, 2016 [Test # 2239]
India v England at Mohali, 3rd Test, Nov 26-29, 2016 [Test # 2238]